Osama Abdulrasol

Biography

Osama Abdulrasol is a composer, producer and qanun player. He has skills in the visual arts as well. Born in Babylon, Iraq, he studied classical guitar in the UK and qanun, the Arabic lap harp, in Iraq. ​ Osama lives in Belgium where the diversity of culture opened new horizons to him. He composes songs soundtracks, music for theatre plays... He arranged, produced and performed with musicians from different backgrounds : Arabic, Jazz, experimental, Indian, Turkish... Osama toured all over the world and performed with orchestras such as the Antwerp Philharmonic, the Flemish Radio Orchestra, the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. He also played with arab and international popular and lyric singers. In addition, Osama participated in major arab and international festivals. ​ 2014 Belgian Cultural Prize winner in Gent, Osama is releasing his new album “Jadid” where, accompanied by his quartet selected among very important musicians, and the voice of the lyric singer Helena Schoeters, he provides an elegant and qualitative project.

Projects

Osama Abdulrasol Quintet

Gypsy in Baghdad

78 sky

Ghaza

Agenda

Concert trio with Jahida Wehbe and Francois

Septembre 30, 2022 Brugge

Lami trio

October 30, 2022 Erpe-Mere

We've waited long enough

November 8, 2022 Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg (NL)

We've waited long enough

November 9, 2022 November Music Den Bosch (NL)

Osama Abdulrasol quintet

November 10, 2022 November Music (NL)

We've waited long enough

November 11, 2022 St.John's Smith Square, Londen

De schaduw van Morandi, solo concert

November 12, 2022 Brugge, Ezelstraat 42

Lami Trio

November 25, 2022 2950 Kapellen

Concert met Dino Saluzzi

February 1, 2023 De Centrale, Gent

Concert met Dino Saluzzi

February 3, 2023 Muziekpublique, Brussel

Concert met Dino Saluzzi

February 4, 2023 Bimhuis Amsterdam (NL)

New Flemish Masters

February 15, 2023 Handelsbeurs (Gent)

Exodus c

February 28, 2023 CC Diest, 3290 Diest

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